Contender Bean

Contender Bean

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SKU:WS-0208

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DESCRIPTION

Early, high yielding & flavorful. 12-24"H bushes produce tender, stringless 6-7"L pods. Does well in cool or warm, humid climates. Heat tolerant. USES: Canning, Freezing, Fresh Markets, Home Gardens.

* Nitrogen-fixer in the soil - chop up plant and work it back into the soil

CLASSIFICATIONS
OPEN POLLINATED

Pollination occurs by insect, bird, wind, humans, or other natural mechanisms. Because there are no restrictions on the flow of pollen between individuals, open-pollinated plants are more genetically diverse. However, as long as pollen is not shared between different varieties within the same species, then the seed produced will remain true-to-type year after year.

HEIRLOOM

This variety has a history of being passed down within a family or community, similar to the generational sharing of certain items like jewelry or furniture.

VEGETABLE SEED AND PLANTING GUIDE
Direct Seed (100 Ft.)Distance Apart In Row After ThinningSpace Between RowsPlanting Depth
1-2 Lbs.2-4"18-38"1-2"

* This is an estimated guide. Conditions may vary considerably due to location.

ESTIMATED DAYS TO MATURITY

45-50 days

APPROXIMATE SEED COUNT

  • 100 per Oz.
  • 1,600 per Lb.

DISEASE RESISTANCE OR TOLERANCE

Bean Common Mosaic Virus (NY15)
Powdery Mildew

COMPANIONS

  • Beet
  • Cabbage Family
  • Carrot
  • Celery
  • Chard
  • Corn
  • Cucumber
  • Eggplant
  • Pea

ALLIES

  • Marigold deters Mexican bean beetles
  • Nasturtium and rosemary deter bean beetles
  • Summer savory deters bean beetles, improves growth and flavor

ENEMIES

  • Garlic, onion and shallot stunt the growth of beans